CPT® 38572, Under Laparoscopic Procedures on the Lymph Nodes and Lymphatic Channels

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 38572 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Laparoscopic Procedures on the Lymph Nodes and Lymphatic Channels.

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The provider makes small incisions and inserts a camera into the abdomen to view the lymph nodes. He excises all lymph nodes on both sides of the pelvis. The provider also inspects and removes the diseased lymph nodes in the aortic area. This procedure is done to remove any diseased lymph nodes and prevent cancer from spreading further.

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